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Saya is the films leading character. Her real age is unknown and even
though she looks as though she should still be at school, she has been
around since the 1800's at least. She is a mysterious, brooding protagonist,
and is played by the vivacious
Youki Kodoh, who recently made her Hollywood debut in the feature film
Snow Falling on Cedars.
She is the last remaining "original", a loner cast out by
humans and beasts alike. The official Manga site puts it quite well:
"A loner expelled from human society as well as the domain of beasts,
paying heed to no one, beholden to no one - this beautiful nocturnal
creature simply roams the darkness, bringing about a cruel destiny to
all those who cross her path. Only undying legends will forever capture
the tale of this accursed creature"
Chiropterans - "Vampires???"
aswell as being the fodder for Saya and her razor sharp sword, are also
the stuff of legend. It is believed that the popular vampire myth
evolved from sightings of the chiropterans. Some think the chiropterans
evolved from the experiments carried out by the "Eternal Life
Project", who attempted to create an eternal being through mixing
vampire and human blood. Like vampires these evil creatures are blood
sucking and have the ability, through the use of their skin and bones
which can shrink or expand, to change form. This ability has enabled
them to hide amongst humans. However they are not un-noticable by all...